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Scientists think they know why Pluto's biggest moon has a giant red spot

Since NASA flew a spacecraft by Pluto in July, it has slowly released incredible images of the dwarf planet and its moons.<p>Some of those new images of Pluto's largest moon, Charon, have revealed a giant, dark-red blob on its north pole. It's so ominous-looking, scientists nicknamed the area "Mordor" …

SpaceX Unveils Crew Dragon Capsule For First Private Astronaut Flights

Gorgeous but cramped<p>If things go as planned, 2017 will mark the year when private companies will deliver astronauts to the International Space Station for the first time. And it looks like anyone riding with SpaceX will be riding in style. The company is finalizing the interior design of their Crew …

6 Reasons to Upgrade to RebelMouse from WordPress

The huge gap between current CMS offerings and what the world needed occurred to me during my time as CTO of The Huffington Post. When we were …

NASA just released the first new images of Pluto since the New Horizons flyby

These images, like the others released today, were taken by New Horizons' LORRI camera. It's the same black-and-white camera that captured all those wonderful images as New Horizons approached Pluto, as well as this now-famous portrait of the dwarf planet. While LORRI captures images in black and …

Would Elon Musk's Plan to Nuke Mars Actually Work?

Space<p>It's not often you hear a prominent CEO talk about nuking Mars, so when SpaceX founder Elon Musk broached the idea on the "Late Show With Stephen Colbert" on Wednesday night, people took notice.<p>No, Musk has not declared interplanetary war on Mars. The idea is to "terraform" it so that future …

Coming In 2015: The First Spacecraft Encounter With Pluto

What's on the horizon for the New Horizons spacecraft<p>On Saturday, NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft awoke from a very long slumber. The space probe – which has been traveling for nearly nine years and has traversed 3 billion miles of space – has spent much of its life in “hibernation” in order to …

World View balloon aims to give you an outer-space view for $75,000

Science News<p>A new venture headed by veteran space entrepreneurs plans to send tourists on a balloon up to an altitude of 19 miles, to give them the kind of spacey view that daredevil Felix Baumgartner saw last year — at a price of $75,000 a ticket.<p>Arizona-based World View Enterprises said it would …

World View Wants To Take You To Space Without Rockets

For private citizens who want to go into space, the options are pretty limited right now. In the near future, though, that’s bound to change, as a number of companies are actively working on offering manned commercial space flight. Among those companies, though, probably one of the most intriguing …

The Interstellar Mission

<b>Mission Objective</b><p>The mission objective of the Voyager Interstellar Mission (VIM) is to extend the NASA exploration of the solar system beyond the …

How to Build a Starship

PopMech designs a craft that can deliver passengers to a distant star. Launch date: 2112. Hop in.<p>In late 2012 scientists, researchers, and optimists gathered in Houston for the second annual 100 Year Starship Symposium, a Pentagon and NASA-supported­ project to promote the technology needed to …

Shuttles Sail to Their New Homes

After NASA shut down the Space Shuttle Program, the remaining shuttles and replicas were divided among several cities, as museum displays. Over the past few weeks, two shuttles that never flew to space were transported by barge to their new homes. The Enterprise was sailed up the Hudson River to …

Nasa researches Star Trek warp drive for future space travel

Nasa scientists are developing a Star Trek-style “warp drive” that may eventually allow spacecraft to travel to the stars faster the speed of light.<p>Dr Harold White, a physicist at Nasa’s Johnson Space Centre, is conducting research to create a warp in space and time.<p>These so called “warp bubbles” …

North Korea threatens to bolster military, conduct new nuke test in response to UN vote

North Korea threatened Thursday to bolster its war capability and conduct a fourth nuclear test to cope with what it calls U.S. hostility that led to the approval of a landmark U.N. resolution on its human rights violations.<p>A U.N. committee on Tuesday adopted the resolution urging the Security …

Hubble Snaps Detailed Photos Of Dust And Debris Surrounding Stars

And you thought your home was dusty<p>NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope has just finished up a pretty extensive imaging survey of the debris surrounding distant stars – and the results look rather fantastic. The images above, snapped by the famous telescope, show various stars encircled by immense disks …

Ex-USSR leader Gorbachev: World on brink of new Cold War

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1122000/1122385_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1534650485_1a15cfba9504637ba223fb93a0ea2d67<p><b>The world is on the brink of a new Cold War, and trust should be restored by dialogue with Russia, former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev has said.</b><p>At …

Fatal Israel police shooting probed as video emerges

<b>Israeli police are investigating the fatal shooting of an Arab-Israeli man in northern Israel, as video emerged raising questions over the events.</b><p>Police said the man, 22, tried to attack officers with a knife in Kfar Kana and, "with their lives in danger", fired at the suspect.<p>Video shows the man …

Syria Setback: US-backed rebels reportedly overrun by Al Qaeda-tied fighters

Al Qaeda-tied fighters reportedly overran Western-backed Syrian rebels in key strongholds over the weekend and threatened to advance deeper into their territory on Monday, dealing a blow to the Obama administration’s efforts to train and equip moderate opposition forces.<p>White House Press Secretary …

British-Iranian 'volleyball prisoner' hasn't been told about her one-year jail term

A British-Iranian woman who has been sentenced to a year in prison for trying to attend a men’s volleyball match is unaware of her punishment and has renewed her hunger strike while detained in a tough Iranian jail<p>Despite <b>media outlets around the world reporting the news of her one year jail term</b> …

Islamic State group massacres more families

BAGHDAD (AP) — Islamic State group militants shot and killed 36 Sunni tribesmen, women and children in public Monday, an Iraqi official and a tribal …

Virgin Galactic crash investigators are a long way from finding the cause

Photograph: Scott Fain/AP<p>Virgin Galactic founder Richard Branson criticised the coverage of the crash. ‘It was the British press at its worst,’ he …

Orbital Sciences pieces together timeline of Antares rocket explosion

Private spaceflight company Orbital Sciences Corp. is starting to piece together the timeline of events leading up to the explosion of its Antares rocket just after liftoff on Tuesday evening (Oct. 28).<p>Orbital Sciences is still in the process of investigating the root cause of the Antares rocket …